Summer Writing Camp for Teens

Instructor: Terra Elan McVoy

Rising 9th- 11th graders

Location: Agnes Scott College

Do you have ideas for stories but not the time to work on them? Or ones you’re excited about at first, but can’t keep up the momentum? Want to develop your characters more fully, work on setting and dialogue, strengthen your powers of description and plotting, get feedback on your work, be inspired by other writers like yourself, and in general immerse yourself in a whole week of nothing but writing? Then this summer camp is for you! Spend five days with young adult author and writing instructor Terra Elan McVoy. This camp will be fiction-centric, though we will touch on elements of poetry to infuse your prose with dynamic language. Open to experienced teen writers and first-timers alike!

Class Limit is 12.

$ 400.00

Biography: Terra Elan McVoy is the author of six young adult books (In Deep; Criminal; Being Friends with Boys; The Summer of Firsts and Lasts; After the Kiss; Pure) and two middle grade books (Drive Me Crazy; This is All Your Fault, Cassie Parker). The former program director for the AJC Decatur Book Festival, Terra holds an MA in Creative Writing from Florida State University and is a bookseller at Little Shop of Stories in Decatur.

Contact Information:

Date(s): July 10-14

Class time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Type of Class: Summer Writing Camp

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